Emerging Tech

MIT’s snake robot is designed to crawl through blood vessels in the brain

[embedded content] What’s creepier than a snake robot? Answer: A snake robot that’s designed to crawl through the blood vessels in your brain. That’s exactly what researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed. But, don’t worry, it’s here to help. The steerable, magnetically controlled threadlike robot is intended to glide through the complex […]

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MIT whiz kids got a robot to take on the viral #BottleCapChallenge

[embedded content] What do the young, ultra-smart students at MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) think about when they’re not hard at work? It turns out that it’s much the same stuff that similarly aged people everywhere think about: namely, the latest time-wasting viral challenge. This month, that refers to the #BottleCapChallenge, in […]